Prepare your stay in Ghent

On this page you'll find the most important information for your stay in Ghent.

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Getting a taxi in Ghent

Want to get from A to B fast and safe? Need a last minute ride to your accommodation? Stuck without public transport and don’t want to walk? No problem! Here we have an overview on the ways to get a cab in Ghent. Taxi stands Taxis are waiting for you at the Gent-Sint-Pieters and Gent-Dampoort train stations, and at many other strategic locations around the city: Korenmarkt, Woodrow Wilsonplein (‘de Zuid’) and Flanders Expo. Make a reservation You can also call and make a reservation in advance. This is a taxi company that we can recommend: https://www.v-tax.be/contact +32 9 2222222 There is also an app for your smartphone: https://www.taxi.eu/en/ Other companies If our recommended taxi company can’t help you out on time, here is a list of all the registered taxi companies in Ghent: https://stad.gent/sites/default/files/page/documents/Taxibedrijven%20in%20Gent.pdf

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Parking options in Ghent

Are you staying in Ghent soon. The parking options below are the closest to our accommodations inside the city.

Paid parkings in Ghent

Almost all of these parkings in Ghent are paid and underground.

Parking Sint-Michiels

Parking Sint-Michiels near the Korenmarkt contains 472 spaces and is open 24 hours a day. The underground parking is located in a low emission zone and has to be paid for. Parking rates can be found here. As with the Ramen car park, there are different rates for day, night and Sunday. P-route: Follow P7 Sint-michiels Sint-Michielsplein 8, 9000 Gent This parking is underground and has camera surveillance. 5 min walk to Sint-Niklaasstraat. When you leave the parking lot turn left, then walk straight until you meet alexiane square. There you turn left and walk straight ahead until you see St. Nicholas Street on your left. Turn here and walk until you reach the residence.

Parking Ramen

Ramen is located in the low-emission zone and is recommended for long term parking. There are different rates for day, night and Sunday. You can find the rates here. P-route: Follow route P8. Ramen 23, 9000 Ghent This parking is underground and has camera surveillance.

Free parking in Ghent

P+R Watersportbaan

This parking in Ghent is a park and ride you can park for free and take the shuttle bus to the center of Ghent. This parking lot is located outside the low-emission zone. How to get there? – From the R4 inner ring road: exit E40/N466/Blaarmeersen. Take the first exit to the right (Blaarmeersen). The park-and-ride is on your left. – From the R4 Buitenring/N466: exit Gent N466/Blaarmeersen. Cross the bridge and then turn right, follow Blaarmeersen. Take the second exit to the right, and follow Blaarmeersen. When you reach the Zuiderlaan, you will see the Park-and-Ride on your left. Zuiderlaan, 9000 Gent

P+R The loop

Like the previous P+R, here you can park for free and take a shuttle service or public transportation to the city. Here there is no shuttle service but plenty of public transportation. For example, you take line 1 to the city. The parking lot is outside the low-emission zone and has charging stations available. How to get there? – From Antwerp (E17): exit R4/Expo-The Loop at the Zwijnaarde interchange and follow the ExpoThe Loop signs. – From Kortrijk (E17): at the E17 interchange, turn onto the E40 in the direction of Ostend and follow the ExpoThe Loop signs. – From Brussels or Ostend (E40): take exit 14 in the direction of Expo-The Loop. Maaltekouter 1, 9051 Gent Zuiderlaan, 9000 Gent

Oude houtlei

On Sundays, you can park your car for free on this street. Please note that this is only on Sundays! From Monday to Saturday, from 9 am to 7 pm you pay €1.50 per hour, but you may park for up to 3 hours. Oude houtlei, 9000 Ghent Same street as “the oald oak” stay. Search for number 115 in the street.


These car parks are owned by an outside company called interparking. These car parks are slightly more expensive than car parks founded by the city itself.

Interparking Zuid

De Zuid : gateway to the city of Ghent . The car park is located under the Gent-Zuid shopping center. In the immediate vicinity you will find the Capitole theater, the Minardschouwburg, the Vooruit cultural center and De Krook city library. Prices can be found here. P-route: follow P3 zuid G. Roosevetlaan 3A, 9000 Ghent https://www.interparking.be/en/find-parking/Gent-Zuid/ From there take tram 4, 21 or 22 on platform 1 to Gent Korenmarkt- platform 3

Interparking Kouter

The car park is located under the square of the Sunday flower market right next to the Flemish Opera and the theater ‘ de Handelsbeurs’. The parking is accessible on both sides of the square. Prices can be found here. P-route: Follow p5 Kouter Kouter 31, 9000 Ghent https://www.interparking.be/en/find-parking/Kouter/ 5 min walk to Belle Epoque

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Funny fact: our favourite laundromat is actually in Ghent. Even worth a visit if you don’t have dirty laundry because of the drinks, bites & concerts! Luckily also Bruges has some laundromats close to your accommodation “Wasbar” Korenmarkt 9, 9000 Ghent Markt 15, 8000 Brugge Wassalon ‘t Schaartje Schaarstraat 27, 8000 Bruges Wassalon Belfort Ezelstraat 51, 8000 Bruges The Laundrette Niklaas Deparsstraat 5, 8000 Brugge

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